The programme is directed at high school graduates who would like to study in Austria. In the German course you perfect your knowledge of German. The ActiLingua university expert advises you on the right choice of university and the enrolment process. We can also help you regarding registration at a suitable private/public university or university of applied sciences in Austria with Bachelor or Master degree. This course has to be booked in addition to a Standard or Intensive Course.

University Preparation

A certificate preparation course prepares you for taking a university entrance exam. ActiLingua is an examination centre for OSD University entrance certificates. OSD Zertifikat B2 or OSD Zertifikat C1 will be recognized by Austrian and some German universities as sufficient language entrance requirements. Our university advisor will inform you in two tutorials about the Austrian system of higher education and assist you in choosing the right university and study programme.

University Enrolment Guidance

In addition to University Preparation you can also optionally book our Enrolment Guidance. Before you come to Austria and start your German course at ActiLingua Academy, we will check, if your internationally acquired diplomas could qualify for admission at an Austrian university. We will advice you regarding registration at a public/private university, a university of applied sciences or a University Preparation Programme.


Included in University Preparation:

  • 8 group lessons exam preparation
  • University entrance exam (OSD) B2 or C1 examination fee
  • 2 free tutorials: Help with choice of study programme and university with the ActiLingua university advisor
  • Advice on the Austrian system of higher education
Included in Enrolment Guidance:
  • Schedule for the path to your studies and visa support.
  • Guidance for submitting of enrolment documents at 1-3 Austrian universities or for University Preparation Programme (Vorstudienlehrgang).
German course

Standard Course: In 20 German lessons per week (1 lesson = 45 minutes) you improve your general knowledge of German. Lessons in grammar and conversation help you with syntax and vocabulary building. You practice formal and informal writing and work on listening and reading comprehension.

Intensive Course: 10 further German lessons in especially small study groups in addition to Academic Year 1.

  • 5 lessons (2-3 times) cultural/special interest programme per week: e.g. Vienna guided tours; talks and videos about Austrian music, art, history, literature and architecture; Viennese Waltz course; parties; sports
  • Accommodation as booked (use of kitchen included)
  • ActiLingua Certificate
  • ActiLingua vocabulary book
  • Course books may be borrowed for the whole course. Books can be bought at a 50% discount from the school office.
  • Use of computers, books, CDs, DVDs and magazines in the multimedia library
  • Student service at the school office, Monday - Friday
  • Free internet access & free WLAN/Wi-Fi
  • Student manual with interesting tips on Vienna
  • ActiLingua Card entitling holder to discounts at a number of museums, theatres, restaurants and shops
Program taught in:
  • German

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This course is Campus based
Start Date
Oct 2020
6 - 52 
1,120 EUR
price for the 6 week course.
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